ERIC Number: ED417780
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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National Science Foundation Activities in Support of Two-Year College Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education. Fiscal Year 1996 Annual Report.
National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA. Div. of Undergraduate Education.
This report describes National Science Foundation (NSF) activities in support of two-year college science, mathematics, engineering, and technology education for fiscal year 1996. Chapter 1 includes an introduction and overview, with tables showing the levels of two-year college support by NSF division from 1993 to 1996. Chapter 2 provides information on leadership and outreach activities undertaken by the Education and Human Resources (EHR) division, including workshops related to engineering technology education, a summer internship program, ethics and biotechnology, a community college day, and related conferences and publications. The third chapter outlines the Advanced Technological Education Program and offers tables of data. Chapter 4 describes leveraged program support by divisions of EHR, including the Division of Undergraduate Education; Division of Elementary, Secondary, and Informal Education; Division of Human Resource Development; Division of Research, Evaluation, and Communication; and the Division of Educational System Reform. The last chapter reviews research directorates, including NSFNET and Network Infrastructure Program, Technology Reinvestment Program, and Engineering Education Coalitions. Appendices include FY 1996 awards, an index of principal investigators, and publications of prior year activities involving two-year colleges. (YKH)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, College Science, Community Colleges, Conferences, Engineering Education, Financial Support, Instructional Program Divisions, Mathematics Education, Outreach Programs, Program Budgeting, Program Costs, Program Descriptions, Science Activities, Science Education, Science Programs, Tables (Data), Technology Education, Two Year Colleges, Workshops
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA. Div. of Undergraduate Education.